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Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
withdrawals cash from atm machine with a $2 fee from a gas station on 7 mile road in detroit. >> what did that add up to you? >> a few things. number one, what was matt doing at 7 mile in detroit. >> 7 mile, the northeast side is an especially rough piece of detroit turf. drug dealing gangs run the streets there, a bleak landscape of burned out houses and abandoned cars. >> why would matt take out all his money out of his account. >> matt was careful with his money. it didn't make sense. >> why would matt use an atm machine with a fee. >> you don't see matt withdrawing that himself. >> no. i was hoping it was him. somehow that didn't fit the picture at all. >> sunday came to an end and few people in matt's circle could sleep that night. the next day, one of the same nearby suburbs, a teenager cashing a paycheck would be pulled into the mystery surrounding matt landry. she got the scare of her young life. >> when we come back, a life and death drama at the bank. >> as soon as i saw the check on the counter, felt a gun to the back of my head. >> what could this have to do with matt. questio
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Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. is he buried under a shed in detroit? the latest attempt to end the 37-year-old mystery of jimmy hoffa. >>> and later, girls cheering on other girls and making a difference. >>> it is one of the most famous and enduring american mysteries, what happened to jimmy hoffa, the teamster's boss who went missing without a trace in 1975. well, now investigators are back on the case just outside detroit. and nbc's john yang is there. >> reporter: could these six-foot cylinders with dark, muddy soil, two inches in diameter, hold the mystery of jimmy hoffa? this man said he saw the body buried years ago, and where ground-penetrating radar showed something, two feet deep. >> we're just doing our job, we had credible information and had to follow through with it. >> reporter: police said when he disappeared in 1975, there was a different shed, the floor was dirt, not yet covered with concrete. it is about 20 miles from where hoffa was last seen, apparently lured by two mob figures, since then, he has been famous, and his organized crime ties and federal court convictions in the '60s. jack nicholson
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Sep 3, 2012 2:00am PDT
from michigan paula and kevin clint down from detroit on an impulse holiday weekend. >> how did the idea come together to go to south beach? >> paula. that was my baby. she didn't skimp on herself. and she liked to live the good life and going down to south beach, that was it. >> a down and back. hit the clubs, do some shots, hello, 2010. >> it was great. we had it all figured out. go down to south beach, celebrate the new year's come back on monday. >> but come monday the live in boyfriend and girlfriend pair were not on a plane to detroit. kevin was a worried guy wandering down the streets in a city he didn't go looking for paula. she was missing. the aspiring leggy model with blonde hair down to there had absolutely vanished. >> harvey new year. >> looking back if lady gaga hadn't been booked it at the hotel paula wouldn't have insisted on the trip and got separated. in miami kevin scored scalper's tickets for $700 each. >> this is the hottest ticket in town. she heard the celebrities were going to be there and she had to go to lady gaga. >> their attendance at the show was d
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Sep 17, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and we are. >>> over to the 49ers, who are now 2-0 after last night's 27-19 win over detroit, smith getting plenty of -- nfl's stingiest defense was talked about by jim harbaugh. >> everybody played very well. very good. on defense. you could say everyone had a pretty darn good game defensively. and team defense, we are as happy as heck that we did the job on detroit like we did up until the last drive. >> tell you, 49ers are looking good right now, and you can't feder -- and janell, and diane, let's go get playoff tickets. i said playoff tickets by the way. >> you have a lot of faith. >> okay. you are right. >> and henry, speaking of the 49ers, surprise appearances in the locker room, we will show you next. >> you got it. >> r [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [ female announcer ] that's when eves turned to sutte
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Sep 16, 2012 8:30pm PDT
of the game if san francisco recovers it. or maybe a little drama if detroit recovers it. >> cris: believe me, the last thing jim harbaugh wants to deal with is calvin johnson running down for a hail mary at the end of the game. this is that point in the game where you're going let's end this thing. get your hands team out there. and get it over with. >> al: special teams coach, danny crossman. there is the special teams coach of the 49ers. >> cris: this is one of those jobs they used to put me on the hot corner because i was a little taller and they would bounce the balls. not a whole lot of fun. they end up protecting the guy a little bit better now blockers in front allow vernon davis or one of their receivers to come down and make the catch. >> al: so the 49ers with what they call a hand see for the most part. you see vernon davis out there. hanson. remember, it has to go ten yards before a lion can recover it. everybody up at the 45 yard line. now the 49ers are going to take another time-out. >> cris: interesting. there is nobody back in the middle of the field. you could take this kick
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Sep 9, 2012 8:30pm PDT
will take a look ahead to a very intriguing matchup at candlestick next week with detroit going to san francisco. >> cris: ben roethlisberger, you're going to be able to see, he's going to look to his left and get a good view. there was no doubt in his mind what was going on. he saw tracy porter there and just tried to squeeze one in that he really didn't have to do. you can't say he was throwing blindly. he was staring at it the whole time. just thought he could thread it in there. obviously, a big mistake. >> al: so pittsburgh needing two touchdowns, down by 12. >> cris: boy, what a difference tracy porter makes. you have champ bailey on your team, so the other guy is going to get a lot of throws over that way. and tracy porter tonight making him think maybe you ought to throw back over to champ bailey's side. >> al: bailey telling us the other day, look, you guys stop the run, we will take care of the pass, trust me. >> cris: they did. a pretty good job. not complete stoppage of the run, but a much better job by the broncos' defensive front seven than what we saw a season ago. >> al
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
or detroit lions team colors. they'll pbe patrolling the stans and parking lots. they'll also enforce the zero tolerance policy. they'll be kicking anyone out for causing trouble. now people kicked out of the game will then have to complete a four hour online class. that is on the rules of conduct before being allowed into an nfl game. >>> still ahead at 6:00, it started with a video. now protests are spreading across the middle east and northern africa. the white house is now asking whether the website which hosted the video has some responsibility. >>> and five fires that just don't add up. the on going arson investigation in the east bay. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. we'll have some slightly cooler temperatures for saturday by the bay. 70s and inland, mid up toer 80s f you're headed out to the game, one of the lucky ones, they're going up against usc, 4:30. temperatures expected in the upper 70s to near 80. we'll have more coming up. >>> the bodies of four americans who killed the in attack in libya were returned to the united states today. president obama promised the k
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Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the year." >>> the decades-long search for jimmy hoffa has now led to the driveway of a home near detroit. a tip from a dying man was credible enough for authorities to announce they're going to test soil samples from underneath the driveway, though they doubt any remains found would actually be from the former teamster's boss. >>> and if you thought google maps were a good way to get around town, well, check this out. users can now navigate their way under water. these pictures of coral reefs are displayed much like the street view feature. so it comes in handy when you want to go scuba diving. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,413 after falling 44 points yesterday. the s&p lost 8. the nasdaq dropped 24. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo nikkei gained 43, while in hong kong, the hang seng jumped 234. >>> well, mixed housing data and unrest in europe extended the s&p's losing streak on wednesday. the median price of new homes sold in august rose by a record amount. however, sales of new homes dipped
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
detroit it's time to kick off, almost there. >> almost there, tomorrow, hi, jessica, good evening from the democratic national convention in charlotte. it's clear today that when president obama comes here to be with his democrats, and to talk to the nation, looking for another convention bump, like the one he got in 2008, that he's going to take credit for his record. he did it today in louisiana on hurricane coordination and in the important swing state of ohio today on job creation. he needs their votes to win ohio a key battleground so president obama reminded auto workers at a labor day auto rally that he believes in the industry. >> i believe in you, i bet on you, i'll make that bet any day of the week and because of that bet, three years later, that bet is paying off for america. >> reporter: in detroit at a union rally, vice president biden made the same point and more. >> osama bin laden is dead and motors alive. >> reporter: in charlotte, michelle obama checked out the convention hall where she speaks tomorrow night. outside, democrats gathered and debated what barack obama o
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
game on sunday right here, the 49ers and the detroit lions going at it. temperatures will be on the cool side with 60s, and a little bit of sun throughout for the tailgaters. we'll have your full forecast coming up later on. >> looks very good. thank you, jeff. >>> a bad apple. a break-in at an apple store ends with a twist. >>> plus, campus chaos. the bomb threats that shut down two universities. details next. >>> and a programing note for you. giants baseball on nbc bay area tonight. the giants are playing in arizona against the diamondbacks. our broadcast starts at 6:30. so some of our new nbc shows will be on tv 36 this evening. be sure to join us, though, on nbc bay area for dateline and our late newscasts after tonight's giants game. >>> the fbi is investigating whether there is a connection between two bomb threats, which forced the evacuation of two major college campuses in different states. social media played a huge role in the evacuations. the university of texas at austin sent text messages to 69,000 students, staff, and faculty on its e-mail list. the de
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Sep 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in san francisco as the 49ers take on the detroit lions tomorrow evening. for the three-day forecast, each and every day temperatures drop a bit. it will be foggy in the morning with afternoon sunshine. especially for tomorrow. lots of folks excited about football, and tomorrow the 49ers will be taking on the giants -- not the giants -- that would be weird. the detroit lions at 5:20. we'll be looking forward to a big win from the 49ers. and again, as we mentioned, fall begins in one week. so we'll be looking forward to seeing fall foliage pictures that all of our viewers love to send in this time of year. >> yeah. the niners take on the giant sometimes. just not -- >> yeah. working on it. >>> coming up next, a sneak peek at some open auditions right up your alley, anthony. it's san francisco's whackiest, most extravagant, longest running show in theater history. ♪ >>> beach blanket babylon wants y you, the longest running show in history held auditions. s waited in line for hours this afternoon in san francisco for their chance to wow the audience with their musical talents. >> i'm
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Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that hoffa's body is buried in the backyard of this home near detroit. police say they received a tip from a man who says he saw men bury a body just hours after hoffa went missing back in 1975. the union boss was last scene outside a suburban detroit restaurant where he was supposed to meet with a new jersey boss and member of the mob. >>> in the united states it raises a lot of eyebrows, horse meat, now it will be served in a restaurant in new york. coming soon to this restaurant in queens. there's going to be horse meat on the menu. it's fairly common in parts of europe and some asian countries it's considered a delicacy. horse meat won't be on the opening day menu, but plans to own it soon. it's illegal for restaurants in california to serve horse meat. >>> let's turn it over to henry wofford in the comcast sportsnet newsroom. >> let's stop horsing around. we have some sports to talk about, coming up in sports, some a's in action, why oakland is feeling better about its playoff chances. melky cabrera will signpost season games. just like you and me on tv. the story next from the xfinit
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to brag, bin laden is dead and detroit is alive. >> i met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they'd never build another american car. and today, they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on top of the world. >> reporter: looking forward, the president favors keeping education and green energy programs. keeping medicare like it is. and he wants the rich to pay more for that. >> i never said this journey would be easy. and i won't promise that now. yes, our path is harder. but it leads to a better place. yes, our road is longer. but we travel it together. we don't turn back. we leave no one behind. >> reporter: i've done well, he said. and i need to do more. >>> now, nbc's bay area's own political analyst weighed in on the speech tonight. he said president obama took an entirely different approach tonight than his challenger, mitt romney, last week. >> go back and think about romney. romney is saying, listen. it's up to us individuals to do what we can for ourselves. government is best if it stays out of our lives. so we can thrive. if
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
&t park. a's have the day off. they'll take on the detroit tigers in detroit tomorrow. around the bay area today we've got 50s to get your morning started. on the coast it's only going to warm up a whopping 5 to 7 degrees. west wind at 14 into san francisco. sea breeze really being the main factor in our weather today, cooling us off in our inland spots. notice what's happening on the satellite/radar, the monsoon moisture will off to the east as we see the main jetstream off to the north. bit of a subtropical jetstream around this area of low pressure sitting offshore and high pressure did weaken from yesterday. that's the reason why the marine layer thickened up. we'll see cooling for inland valleys today. low clouds hanging out on the coast through the day and into the evening. then as we fast forward and give you a preview of tomorrow morning, look at that, the low clouds spilling in once again. no 90s inland but some low 80s in the warmer places south of san jose. pretty comfortable day, good for air quality too. low 80s around the tri-valley and some upper 70s. for the north bay mid-7
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Sep 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the year. detroit won it 5-3. they trail chicago by two games. >>> special night in new york as they remembered 9/11. the mets wore first responder nypd hats during batting practice. this game belonged to the team in red, white and blue. the nationals tyler moore with a go-ahead home run in the seventh. nats have won eight of their last ten after a 5-3 victory. >>> if you build it, they will come, at least that's what seattle is hoping. they agreed on a plan to build a new arena to house an nba and nhl team. of course, seattle once had the supersonics and we all know how that turned out. >>> soccer, head coach jurgen klinsmann guaranteed a win and team usa delivered. in a game that could make or break their world cup hopes, they beat jamaica 1-0. the americans got a big lift from hercules in the 55th minute. hercules gomez scored the only goal of the match in a free kick. usa wins. next world cup qualifier october 12th. >>> finally, the bakersfield condors have come down with a serious case of bieber fever. the minor league hockey team offered the pop star a one-year contract
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Sep 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
spot in the central. prince fielder got clearance for take off in the seventh. detroit beat chicago 8-6. they're a game back. >>> and don't look now, but the phillies are back in the playoff race. left for dead, the phils were major sellers at the trade deadline. now they're just three games out of the wild card spot. jimmy rollins with a go ahead homer. they beat the marlins 3-1. >>> rangers have been in the hunt since opening day increased their lead in the a.l. west with a victory over the indians. adrian beltre making a late push for mvp. his 32nd homer. rangers won it 5-2. >>> finally, forget tebowing. that's a thing of the past. there's a new pose sweeping the nation. it's called griffining. born on sunday when robert griffin iii was seen celebrating his first touchdown pass from the seat of his pants. now everybody is striking a pose. at the office, on the sidewalk, in a field, even in front of the white house. everyone is griffining. that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >> who knew. >>> yet another, even sillier jessica simpson controversy. and a
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the detroit lions. that's right on 5:20 so you won't be seeing us tomorrow at that time. you will be watching football. very comfortable football weather. on that three-day forecast, each and every day again, temperatures tack off a bit. one 20 two degrees depending on where you're at. at the coast it gets chilly by monday and tuesday with lower 60s in places like san francisco with a little bit of patchy drizzle and fog tomorrow morning. and that fog and drizzle each and every day until about tuesday. a ridge starts to build so by wednesday and thursday, kris, we will being looking at temperatures similar to today, upper 80s and lower 90s. no major changes. but, hey, fall is one week away from today. get ready. >> time flies. >>> well, cal/bears are probably wishing they were playing at home. comcast sportsnet is here to look at sports. how are you doing, henry? >> doing great, chris. better than some local football teams. hang with us because it is a very big day in sports. the gridiron, college football kicked into hi gear. cal/bears had a tough test in columbus against the ohio state buck
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Sep 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
in the fifth. detroit up one. the sacks full. a grounder to short. perfect double play ball or so it seemed. omar infante air mailed the toss to first. in came two and chicago grabbed the lead. white sox increase their lead in the central in three games with a 5-4 win. >>> in the a.l. east the orioles inched closer to the idol yankees. nate mcclothe hit a lead-off homer and the route was on. baltimore scored three in the first, four in the second. they're just a half game back after a big win in seattle. >>> the orioles are duking it out with the yankees and the rays may be down for the count. alex cobb had a no-hitter going until this. jacoby ellsbury left the yard in a hurry. red sox win it 5-2. tampa is falling fast. they're 5 1/2 back. >>> that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >>> well, lady gaga takes floral arranging to a whole new level. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, meet a high school football phenom who's running right into the record books. you're watching "early today." >>> another gorgeous day all across th
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Sep 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> tigers making a run at the a.l. central. detroit hosting oakland. and miguel cabrera making a run at the triple crown. leads the american league in batting average, runs batted in, and after that home run, just one behind josh hamilton for the league lead. no one has hit for the triple crown since carl yastrzemski in 1967. tigers won it 6-2. they're within two games of the white sox. >>> washington, d.c., nationals took the first of their double header with the dodgers. game two, the nats came back from a 6-0 deficit. scored six in the eighth to tie things up. but matt kemp kept the dodgers afloat. a solo homer in the ninth. dodgers win it 7-6. they're two back in the wild card. >>> finally to soccer. u.s. women's coach pia sundhage, her final game leading the red, white and blue. the ladies sent their coach out in style. 63rd minute. healthier mitts to alex morgan, header into the net. americans showing off on their gold medal victory tour, beat australia 6-2. quite the farewell for the coach sundhage. now she's going home to coach the swedish national team. >>> that's your early
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Sep 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
sunday stunners and one nascar driver who called his win. plus, a detroit hail mary grab that pushes the lions and titans into overtime. your early morning sports headlines are still ahead. >> did veronica call me a fruit loop? i missed that. your forecast will warm up. that's coming up. you're watching "early today." have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >>> good morning to you. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, overtime, upsets, and a shaky call shaped week three of the nfl season. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> good morning. busy sunday in the world of sports. let's get right to it. in tennessee, the titans up 14, less than a minute to play. the lions sco
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Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
enough to attend cranbrook in suburban detroit. as of this year the cost of a full year's tuition is $38,900. do you think we owe as a nation every pupil in america the equivalent of a $38,900 education every year? >> well, i don't know that -- a dollar number always equates to how effective the teacher is. i was delighted to have a terrific education at a private institution, that's not going to be available for the entire nation, but i know there are teachers in the public system that are every bit as good as those that are in the private system. i don't know that i place a dollar figure upon it, and as i look at my own experience in my state of massachusetts, dollar spending per pupil wasn't a very good determining factor of how well the student would do. at one point i looked at all the school districts in massachusetts, we have 351 cities and towns. i plotted spending per student against the achievement of the average student in each district. and there was no relationship at all, interestingly. as a matter of fact, the district that spent the most per pupil and had the smallest cla
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
collapse. longoria belted one, the rays won it 3-2. chicago's loss is detroit's gain. the tigers are up two games in the central. jumped to a 4-0 lead against the royals. doug fister struck out a nine straight. tigers held on to win it 5-4. >>> finally the mets r.a. dickey picked up his 20th win of the year. travis schneider scaled the fence like spiderman and made the grab. that's not only the catch of the day, that is the catch of the year. that's your early look at sports on "early today." have a great weekend. i'm fred roggin. >>> a reality star defended the nail polish that costs more than some homes. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> we'll show you an incredible response high school students came up with to stop bullying. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." as we look towards the beginning of next week, heads up to everybody in southern california. l.a. could be into the 100s with record heat. fire danger very high with very low humidity. that will be the story next week. this week everything looks fine. warm in vegas and
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Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
creating jobs rather than losing them. >> reporter: later on the trail in detroit vice president biden specifically called out reporters to make sure they heard his answer to the question. >> folks, let me make something clear and say it to the press. america is better off today than they left us. you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! >> reporter: all of this as a new poll today showed romney with a four-point lead in the state that the president turned blue four ars ago. the task for this convention week according to campaign aides is to paint where the country is today versus where it had been when george bush left office. highlighting the decisions president obama made on issues like health care and the auto bail out. the first key messenger michelle obama checked out the arena this afternoon in advance of her speech tomorrow night. other key speakers include san antonio's mayor castro, massachusetts candidate elizabeth warren and former president bill clinton. all have their remarks aim
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Sep 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
selection begins in a federal corruption trial against former detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick. kilpatrick and three others, including his father, are charged with extortion, fraud, threats, bribery, and obstruction of justice. if convicted, the four defendants face 20 years in prison. >>> in los angeles country music crooner vince gill will be honored with a star on the hollywood walk of fame. gill's star will be placed next to his wife, singer amy grant. >>> happy birthday to actress and "saturday night live" alum jane curtin who turns 65 today. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and more as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. in a "today" exclusive, president obama's sister and the first lady's brother give an inside look at the obama family, and actress eva longoria previews the speech she is scheduled to give at tonight's democratic national convention. >>> and now keep it on this channel fo
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Sep 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
: plus the auto bailout. detroit building more cars. >> today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on top of this. >> reporter: and the middle class. >> i refuse to ask middle class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. >> reporter: the president called for a million new manufacturing jobs, cutting the growth of college tuition in half, and reducing the deficit by 4 trillion. >> i ask you tonight for your vote. >> reporter: if he gets another chance. today it's back on the campaign trail to new hampshire. new hampshire's one of the eight battleground states where mitt romney's rolling out 15 new ads today. the conventions are now over and as he says in that ad, the race is on. lynn? >> tracie pots in charlotte. thank you. >>> elsewhere, a 21-year-old charlotte man has been arrested by the secret service for allegedly posting threats to kill president obama on twitter. authorities say donte was detained after posting messages including one on monday
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Sep 7, 2012 4:30am PDT
bin laden is dead. >> reporter: the auto bailout, detroit building more cars. >> they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry back on the top of the world. >> reporter: the bulk of the speech aimed at the middle class. >> i refuse to ask middle class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. >> reporter: the president called for a million new manufacturing jobs, cutting the growth of college tuition in half, reducing the deficit by $4 trillion. >> i ask you tonight for your vote. >> reporter: if he gets another chance. today it's back on the campaign trail to new hampshire. tracie potts, nbc news, charlotte, north carolina. >> as for mitt romney he will also be in new hampshire attending a rally tonight in nashua. his campaign will release more than a dozen commercials in the state. president obama meantime will be giving a speech in portsmouth before heading to iowa city to speak at the university of iowa. both states on the short list of key battlegrounds with candidates hop
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Sep 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
withers in detroit and toledo that feared they would never biltd another american car and today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented an auto industry on top of the world. >> are they on top of the world? not exactly. toyota and volkswagen are expected to surpass gm this year. so the president's statement is true for 2011 but not so much for the first six months of 2012. as for mitt romney he said during the republican convention, quote the majority of americans now doubt that our children will have a better future. technically that is true according to a recent nbc poll. however, it is nothing new. americans have felt their children would be worse off than them for three decades some romney's statement is true but could be considered misleading since it's been the case for quite sometime. speaking of fact checking, president obama did a little bit of that on the campaign trail. it happened at a sports bar in orlando. listen carefully. >> do you have proof? >> yes, sir. >> if you didn't catch that, the president asked a boy born in hawaii if he had a birth certificate,
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Sep 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
bay, but the niners were clicking on all cylinders from the guys from the motor city, the detroit lions. let's get to the action. prior to kickoff, the coaches shook hands. look at this, nothing like a staged photo shoot. go ahead, you and i smile. we get along for a little bit. he hits davis. frank gore crosses the goal line. san francisco rolling early. 14-6. what about fourth quarter? detroit looking for answers. stafford is pressured. taken down by brooks. would be ruled down at the 30 yard line. they end it with a drive with a 48 yard field goal. davis cut back. cross the goal line. touchdown. 49ers, 73 yards receiving, 27-12. 49ers at that point they win 27-19. >> i'm extremely happy for alec. he made made a lot of plays for us. michael crabtree stepped up as usual. carried over from last week and the defense did an outstanding job helping us. >> dade great job all night in the run and the pass. we put a lot on those giefs up front. not only do they have to be physical they have to be able to think on their feet and they do a great job of that. >> tough as a $2 steak. >> t
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
sunday against the lions. >> detroit defensive lineman may be the same from last year, the 49ers xpakt to see much different defensive front this monday. >> they're a lot more dialed in. i think the more experienced. working another year together. so they're flowing with each otherment seeing a lot of quickness and speed. >> they line up in different configurations. you know, they pressure more. they blitz you more. you have to be ready for it. i think it's really added to their profile. >> but greg roman is adding to the 49ers profile as well. constantly creating different formations, he rolled out a new one against green bay, butting leonard davis and daniel killgore in new positions. >> a lot of it is me running up in a tight end position which, you know, i've never done before. it is kind of fun. it's kind of challenging at times. >> get in there and practice that and get used to the angles. it is much different from where i am at center. it's fun. i enjoy it. >> kilgore played a wingback for the first time ever and the effect of this super sized package is obvious. >> and he is in
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Sep 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
in the bay." why the detroit lions fans you spot at candlestick park today may not be lions fans. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> san francisco police in disguise. they'll be dressed as football fans for tonight's game at candlestick park. because of recent episodes of fan violence, officers say tail be undercover looking for unruly fans wearing either niners red and gold or the detroit lions team colors while patrolling stands and the parking lot. they will enforce the nfl's zero tolerance policy. they'll have to complete a four-hour online class on conduct b
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Sep 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
and implode, let detroit go bankrupt. the president had another four-letter word -- or four-word statement, not on my watch. one guy who said i want to give tax cuts to the best and well-off in our country, another president -- a different view, the president, i'm going to make sure kids who start going to college get tax credits and support so they can go to college. one person who said when it came to homeowners who were struggling to hold on, middle class who were trying to hold onto their home, let it bottom other. another view, by president obama, which was no we're going to help you try to refinance to hold onto your home. those are clear distinctions of philosophy. the president clearly understands the frustration the american people feel. "a," that the economy is not moving to the pace and the ability that it needs to. and he is working on that because his economy focussed on the middle class. "b," they are very frustrated with washington. and the determination of some to tear down policies rather than try to build up this country. and that to me is where the frustration is, both o
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Sep 20, 2012 3:00am PDT
about dave in michigan. dave? >> caller: hey, jim, how are you? big detroit red wing boo-yah to you. >> man, detroit real estate coming back boo-yah back at you. what is going on? >> caller: i've got a question about pfizer. you said about doing your homework. i noticed -- i've been reading they are going to split off their division. and i wonder if pfizer is a buy right now? >> yes, i think it is. i think pfizer can go up over time on that. it's a very good stock. i also like a lot of big pharma. now don't forget, celgene is really one of my favorites in the group, and that's doing great, as well as gilead. let's go to jack in florida. jack? >> caller: yes, opk health. >> we had phil frost on the company. not been a big performer, down 10%. i want bill frost on the show before i hit the buy button because there is just too much heat around this small cap stock. and that, ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the "lightning round"! [ buzzer ] >> the "lightning round" is sponsored by td ameritrade. it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell
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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
be detroit's calvin johnson. his teammate nate burlison also played with randy moss during his heyday and offers this comparison. >> you know, when i was playing with randy, i taught 0 myself, i would never say with another receiver like this. this now that i'm playing with cal vin, i'll say he's the best i've ever seen. you're going to be able to put in career highlight tapes and it's up to the discretion of the viewer who was better. in my opinion, you know, i'm going to guarog with my guy i'm playing with now. calvin is an absolute monster, a freak of fair. >> dodgers lose to st. louis so the giants magic number is 12. they'll begin a series in arizona tomorrow night. back with more right after this. [ female announcer ] every day, there's a new reason not to make a home-cooked meal. work, errands, a greasy bag of deep-fried easy. ♪ fortunately with hamburger helper's 40 varieties a home-cooked meal is never out of reach. hamburger helper. help is on the way. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...
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Sep 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >>> while on the football field the 49ers dominating detroit in their very first home game last night. the team not only looking good on the field going to 2-0. team officials also adding a little extra layer of defense off the field trying to help keep the fans safe. the team did have undercover san francisco police officers dressed up as both 49er and lions fans. during yesterday's game at candlestick park. they're also posting a number for fans to call or text to get ahold of security in case there's a problem. many we spoke to said they didn't see any problems at the game. >> actually this is my first time ever coming to a game, so i -- it's been good so far. >> we've been here for a while now. we've been here for the last half hour and everything has been okay. you hear a few rumblings, but it's all good. >> besides unruly fans security is also targeting people selling fake tickets and fake merchandise. >>> up next, houston, we have a problem. the unavoidable issue forcing a last-minute change of plans for shuttle "endeavour's" final flight. >>> and the next time you pull up to t
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Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and laird. it's 2-0, detroit later on. bases loaded. one out. brett anderson slips on his followthrough. he had to leave the game. bottom of the seventh. 4-0, tigers. miguel cabrera's at it again. 5-0, tigers. a's lose. tomorrow, they will try to avoid the sweep. that will do it for now. much more coming up tomorrow. >> thanks so much. >> thanks, henry. >>> they have it all at google. free food and free transportation. but now, google employees get to rub shoulders with movie stars. owen wilson and vince vaughn are filming a movie on the peninsula. they were on the ellen show at google. >> google, that's a cool place to work. there's a pool there? >> there's not just a pool. there's literally -- there's a volleyball court. >> yep. >> every place you turn, there's another great restaurant to have free food. there's little places to get massages. >> a nap pod. and they play that quidditch game from harry potter. they don't fly. but they run around with the brooms between their legs. >> i'm thinking about quitting acting and going to work. >> oh. >> they should. that's classic. it's called "th
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the concrete base of a storage shed at a home in suburban detroit. they're looking for evidence that hoffa may have been buried there. after nearly an hour, authorities left with soil samples from the area and will test it for human decomposition. police officers recently received a tip from somebody who claimed he saw a body being buried at this location just hours after hoffa disappeared. >>> up next, hamazon and their new strategy with wine. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> just in time for the holidays, amazon is preparing to sell wine on the internet. representa
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. but after last year's fiasco in detroit, all eyes will be midfield after the game this weekend, which you will see on nbc bay area. calvin johnson was held out of practice this afternoon with a foot injury. but don't get your hopes up, fans. he's expected to play on sunday. if the game turns into a shootout, the san francisco offense is more than capable of putting points on the board. mindy bach has more. >> reporter: alex smith was part of a fumble and interception that led to nine points last season. >> the strongest correlation to winning and losing is the turnover ratio. and we understand that. you can't just go out there and be conservative and try not to turn the ball over and win games. but the goal is try to execute and win the turnover battle. >> reporter: since last season's upset over the lions, smith has executed 185 straight pass attempts without an interception, setting a franchise record during sunday's win over the packers. >> i had no idea. very cool. obviously, it's an elite group here that's played this position for this organization. you know, definitely an honor to b
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm PDT
it over the other way. prince fielder, a line drive home run to right, his 27th. it's now 8-2 detroit in the eighth. after beating two playoff teams to start this year's campaign, the 49ers look it to stay perfect when they travel to minnesota this weekend taking on a seemingly inferior viking team. the vikings bearly beat jacksonville in week one defeated by andrew luck's colts on sunday in week two. there is some speculation the 49ers are flying to high from the first two wins that the week three match-up could be a trap game. the guys in the locker room aren't buying it. >> i don't believe in trap games. i think we prepare every week for our opope benedict xponent. every game is a game in the nfl we prepare to win. every week it will be a great battle. >> you know where we've been at before in the past? not krocrossing the line and al the struggles we went through. we stay humble and keep working, and fragreat things will keep coming. >>> we end from sad news from football. nfl films president steve sible lost his battle with brain cancer today passing away at the a little of 69. s
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
will miss the remainder of the regular season with that right oblique strain. they took the field in detroit for their series finale with that news. and actually had a pretty good day on the field. 4-3 game. top of the sixth. the liner to center. jackson badry missed plays. it allows seth smith and donltson to score. they take the 6-3 lead and then in the nip. seth smith, a bases clearing double to right. the a's win 12-4. to the nfl where the 49ers' biggest obstacle in minnesota might be an emotional let-down. a trip to the metro dome is not as invigorating as a season opener in lamb beau or a home field opener under the lights. but greg roman isn't worried about his team answering the bell. >> i think our guys, you know, having watched the film of this team we're about to play, understand immediately that it will take their best effort. and you know, that's week in and week out. these guys, especially when they're in that dome. they definitely, you know, it definitely plays to their strength. we're having a good week of practice. and i think our players are dialed in. >> how about this 49e
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
romney. mitt -- no, no. mitt romney, mitt romney grew up in detroit. my dad managed, his dad owned -- well, his dad ran an entire automobile company, american motors. y yes, what i don't understand is in spite of that he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i don't think he's a bad guy. no, no, i don't think he's a bad guy. i'm sure he grew up loving cars as much as i did. but what i don't understand, what i don't think he understood, i don't think he understood that saving the automobile worker, saving the industry, what it meant to all of america, not just autoworkers. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean that sincerely. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits, but it's not the way to lead our country from the highest office. [ cheers and applause ] when things hung in the balance, when things hung in the balance, i mean literally hung in the balance, the president understood this was about a lot more than the automobile industry. this was about restoring america's pride. he understood. he under
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the search has taken investigators to northern michigan, to giants stadium in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi raised a 3,000 foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamsters, the nash's largest union, his connection with organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe the stories that hoffa was in a power struggle. i believe hoffa was killed by organized crime figures. >> reporter: that possibility could explain the informant's long silence. >> i mean, he is terrified. i could hear his voice tremble yesterday when i talked to him. >> reporter: could this be where the search for hoffa ends? >> we are investigating it as a cold case homicide. that's been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say the work here will take about two hours. they're going to take that core soil sample, send it to a for
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the sticks and stones school. >> he was equally tight lend about the week two matchup against detroit and the rematch of an infamous post-game handshake between the two coaches. >> many controversies are ready to give them the attention that they deserve which is -- which isn't much. you know, people will choose to use that to promote, you know, this game or any other game. i think they are really missing the point. the game is just so much bigger. i have too much respect for the men who play this game, on both sides and too much respect for the game to -- to give anything less than what it deer is sglfs as the questionable officiating by the replacement refs harbaugh said he would not change the way he manages his challenges. reporting from santa clara, jamie sire for nbc bay area news. >> thank you. a new season starts tonight for the raiders, and it's and you new regime. the general manager reggie mckenzie took time out to sign autographs for fans and our kate longworth takes time out to set the scene for some "monday night football." >> well, it will be a night of firsts at the co
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
on nbc. kickoff time 5:20. they're taking on the detroit lions. that's right, no need to change that station any time between now and then. 64 grows at 5:00 p.m. 4 tailgating and 7:00 p.m. 62 degrees. feeling like fall. the first day of fall is september 22nd. let's check your drive. here's mike inouye. >> the north bay flows really nicely. we'll look at the maps. getting into the city off of the bay bridge, we did have an issue confirmed by chp. it looks like this may have turned into a collision, an accident. no injuries reported. trying to get that off of the roadway. we'll watch a little slowing coming off of the bridge. getting onto the bridge, the toll plaza looks pretty smooth as there. there you are on the oakland side. the gathering has started in the cash lanes. back to you. >> thank you very much. >>> this one straight from the strange but true file. a pennsylvania toddler ticketed, that's right, ticketed for not being able to hold it until he could actually find a restroom. do they have the legitimate potty patrol out there? 2-year-old nathaniel was shopping with his
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Sep 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
wearing niners red and gold or detroit team colors while patrolling stands and parking lot and enforce the nfl's zero tolerance policy kicking out anyone causing trouble. people kicked out will have to complete a four-hour online class on conduct before being allowed back into an nfl game. >>> coming up at 7:00, a new option for getting around san francisco that will take you out on the bay. we'll have that at 7:00. >>> for nbc news this is "weekend today." ". >> i'm maria shriver. >> welcome to the first edition of "sunday today. ". >> this morning we celebrate a milestone, 25 years of bringing you the stories that matter from trips around the world. >> once again we're on the road this morning in jerusalem. >> and freedom fighters becoming icons -- >> a salute from mr. nelson mandela. >> to the trial of the century -- >> what was the first thought that went through your mind when you heard the not guilty verdict? >> as well as the international cu custody dispute. >> the 6-year-old brought out of the home. >> there's been indescribable human tragedy. >> we have been reporting on the
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00am PDT
up as both 49ers and detroit lion fans during yesterday's first regular season home game at candle stick park. they also posted signs with a number for security that fans could text or call. security didn't just target unruly fans but scalpers selling fake tickets and people selling fake merchandise. >>> meantime on the ice, not a lot of action. it is official, the nhl is in a lockout. the collective bargaining agreement expired saturday night an so far it does not appear a new deal is anywhere in sight. that's not great to hear. now, the san jose sharks asking for a little patience this weekend, releasing a statement that says in part, our fans and partners are our number one priority. we appreciate your patience and ask that you continue to bear with us. we hope to see you and nhl action back at hp pavilion very soon. now, the players and owners are at odds over how to split up revenue. training camp was supposed to open up this week. opening day scheduled for october 11th. so far, the league has not cancelled any games, but it looks like they probably will. the league -- this ma
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
the mound, first pitch 7:15. sweatshirt weather again. pie the way, the a's in detroit will see temperatures in the 60s and the a's are taking on the tires, then going on to the yankees and then the rangers. tough road trip for the a's. the giants magic number 8 to win the nl west. lots of low clouds pushed by a strong sea breeze. southwest winds up to 22 miles per hour into solano county so you'll find the low clouds all the way 580 into oakland and hayward this morning. we have high pressure off to the north. 80s and 90s seattle and portland. the bay area, though, it's the sea breeze turning quite strong. instead of the yuf shore winds we typically see, normally the peninsula and coast sees the warmest temperatures of the year but this is the opposite. we've got onshore winds and the ocean air conditioning so temperatures will be quite cool today. lots of low clouds inland. patchy low clouds on the coast and those low clouds come sweeping back in as we head towards tonight into tomorrow morning. temperatures around the bay area, low 70s around san jose. closer to 80 to the south. 80 near d
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Sep 23, 2012 8:00am PDT
much. from the numbers, you also have the narrative. here is the detroit free press after that tape recording about the 47%. here was the headline. romney's 47% remark, will it sink the campaign? joe scarborough, how much trouble is the romney campaign in this morning? and what changes it? >> well, they're in a lot of trouble this morning, but thank god for them that the election's about 45 days off. they are tied in national polls and we republicans believe -- we conservatives still believe that a rising tide lifts all boats. so we've got four debates coming up. i personally think that romney is a very calculating data driven guy. you tell him you got 90 seconds to answer a question on libya, he's probably going to have a good answer. he's going to do well in the debates. i think ryan is going to do well in the debates. we've got a long way to go. so it's not over. that said, the trajectory of the campaign has to change. this has been a horrific week for them. even the romney people behind the scenes will tell you, the libya press conference was a nightmare for them. even worse tha
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
into the possibility that hoffa's body is in fact buried in the backyard of this home near detroit. police say they have received a tip from a man who says he saw men bury a body just hours after hoffa went missing back in 1975. hoffa, for the record, was declared dead on july 30th, 1982. >>> authorities in phoenix say a man wanted to find out how fast police would react to a mock terror attack so he dressed his 16-year-old nephew with a sheet and sent him to a street with a fake grenade launcher. he pointed the mock weapon at passing cars. the man was arrested nearly two months after video of the hoax went viral on youtube. >> that's just crazy. ridiculous. >>> anyway, a drug-sniffing dog the only certified member of the police force in a very small town in eastern new mexico. the police chief just resigned and he faces felony charges in an illegal gun sale. the town's only other officer isn't really certified and pleaded guilty to assault charges last year. that means the only qualified member of the police department is nika, a drug-sniffing dog. the town of 450 people trying to figure out
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